I don't know where to start, to thank you all for my miracle!
I have had a progressively worsening foot problem while walking, with severe
clenching of the toes in my left foot. After a year, the problem had progressed to a
point in April of this year where I could no longer walk normally; I was limping badly,
and I was no longer able to conduct my normal life. After seeking help during that
year from several podiatrists and another PT team with little improvement, I was
becoming desperate to figure out what was wrong, and to be able to walk normally
Then, on the advice offriends, I switched to Elite PT Rehoboth and that's when my
miracle began. From the start everything was different!
Vivian and Amelia were undaunted by my unusual case that did not fit inside a
convenient box. They delved in and analyzed the situation, trying many different
things to find out what the root causes were. They looked at my body in its entirety,
understanding clearly that the foot issues were being triggered by issues in other
areas, and working to relieve or correct those issues. They tested for nerve
involvement also, and developed treatments and exercises to improve the nerve
issues they found. They understood that even as root causes were being worked on
and improved, I would also need to retrain the foot on how to walk normally again.
So they made the anti-gravity treadmill a part of my regime, and monitored the
walking gate I was using to ensure it was correct. Vivian took over and went even
further over time to find many contributing factors, including some significant
problems in the right leg that may have pre-dated the clenching, and put pressure on
the left leg. Vivian has worked incredibly hard, both mentally and physically on my
case, and I am so appreciative of that!
I started at Elite on August 6, and on August 231 was able to walk comfortably for
short bursts for the first time since April! For me this is truly a miracle. I'm not out of
the woods yet; I need to continue working with you to correct my problems fully and
to strengthen various areas so that I can walk longer distances. But I feel I am on the
road to recovery.
For me you have performed a miracle! I believe there are concrete reasons for why
this miracle occurred, and for why you are different than any other PT team I have
• You have a simple and clear philosophy, and that philosophy is evident in your
process every day.
• You are willing to analyze and delve into a complex case, and you have the
knowledge and expertise to succeed in that.
• You spend 2-3 times more hands on time with each patient than other PT
teams, and that time is essential to analyzing and solving problems and
applying healing treatments.
• You consistently use pre and post treatment testing to understand if what you
are doing is helping the situation or not This is a critical discipline that others
rarely have value for.
• You have important equipment available on site, (such as the anti-gravity
treadmill and the reformers) that other PT teams do not have, and you have
the expertise to apply these to individual cases.
• You have a supportive team, at the front desk and in the gym; they are caring,
knowledgeable and very helpful in keeping the patients on track to accomplish
These are the things that dramatically differentiate you from other PT teams. Put
together they comprise a miracle - my miracle!
Where am I today? I am walking comfortably for the first time in over a year, short
distances, but with growing excitement over being able to walk longer distances. And
I am singing your praises to anyone who will listen.
Thank you all, so much, for all that you do!